The Triton

Publisher’s Point

Missing a true mariner as kids and I seek role models

Publisher’s Point: Lucy Chabot Reed It’s the day after the Chairman’s Gala and I find myself missing Whale. The event wasn’t even something Capt. …

Finding new workers must start at the heart, not the head

Parents always want to give their kids a better life than they had. My dad worked with his hands and went on to start his own small business. My mom, after 10 …

In yachting, there’s always more to learn

A captain invited me recently to sail with a yacht crew from Ft. Lauderdale to Boston, a four-day offshore repositioning. Though I have been asked along …

The Triton’s 150th issue hits the yacht docks for captains and crew

As The Triton team sat around our conference table this summer making plans for our fall editions, it occurred to me that we were about to publish our 150th …

Frustration pushes captains to brainstorm training solutions

When we started hosting captains lunches 12 years ago, we soon learned that the top issues captains dealt with were crew retention, loyalty and longevity. …

Cruising in U.S. not as hard as it seems; check perceptions

I reached out last month to yacht captains for some tips on where to cruise in the Northeastern U.S. (Find their top picks in the special section on pages …

Questioning the rules and reasons on chartering in the U.S.

I just booked my flight for the Newport Charter Show and got to thinking about chartering in the United States. As an active member of the U.S. Superyacht …

Legislation on importation offers to shift the time duty applies

About five years ago, when the Florida Yacht Brokers Association (FYBA) was bringing home its drive to cap the sales tax on boats sold in Florida at $18,000, …

Publisher role a new challenge for Triton’s founding editor

This month, The Triton sets off on its 13th year. Since its inception in 2004, I have been the editor, bringing it to life and feeding it with only the most …

A little effort yields huge rewards

As we wrap up our 12th year of publishing The Triton and hosting networking events, we’ve learned a few things about communicating and how yachties do …

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Editor’s Picks

Hurricane Maria impacts Caribbean as a major storm

Hurricane Maria impacts Caribbean as a major storm

UPDATE: Wed., Sept. 20 Click for Hurricane Maria update for Sept. 20 from Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)'s …

Competition, workshops for interior crew at Monaco

Competition, workshops for interior crew at Monaco

Stews, don't miss the chance to strut your stuff at the Monaco Yacht Show this year. G.U.E.S.T. (Guidelines for Unified Excellence in …

Windowless cars, damaged boats, rare flights aid Tortola escape after Hurricane Irma

Windowless cars, damaged boats, rare flights aid Tortola escape after Hurricane Irma

By Dorie Cox The first frightening trip was out the door of the hotel bathroom. Four charter boat guests stood up from the floor of …

Yacht crew gather after weathering Hurricane Irma in UMC

Yacht crew gather after weathering Hurricane Irma in UMC

About 100 yacht crew and industry professionals gathered under the tiki hut at Universal Marine Center last night (Sept. 14) for a …

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